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'Yes' - Peter Butler
For the Labour Party to describe the Dáil meeting as "non-essential" is "deeply troubling", when holding the Government to account is "vital" given the "extraordinary emergency legislation" passed in the last two weeks.
The former British prime minister, Harold Wilson, once mused that "a week is a long time in politics". Never in modern times has that phrase been so true.
Election 2020 is in full throttle daily. Fair dues to the radio stations, they are giving it great coverage. Each day we have the different debates, the different manifestos, where the leaders will be, what they will be discussing, and of course there is the ongoing drama of what could be the latest row between the leaders, Leo and Micheál.
The race to fill the four Mayo seats up for grabs in next month's general election got up and running this week after An Táoiseach Leo Varadkar requested President Higgins to dissolve the 32nd Dáil.
People Before Profit have selected Joe Daly as their candidate to run in the upcoming Dáil election. Mr Daly is a secondary school teacher in Castlebar and ran for the party in the local elections 2019.
Joe Loughnane, the city's most prominent and outspoken anti-racist campaigner, has been chosen by People Before Profit as its Election 2020 candidate for Galway West.
The results of a Behaviour & Attitudes (B&A) opinion poll in county Mayo, carried out on behalf of The Mayo Advertiser, show a decline in the Fine Gael and Sinn Fein share of the vote, and an increase in support for Fianna Fail and Independents, when compared to the general election of 2016.
Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon-Galway, Dep Eugene Murphy, has expressed his concern at Live Register figures for the Midlands which have increased.
Sinn Féin MEP, Matt Carthy, has described An Post plans to close 159 post office branches across rural Ireland as an absolute scandal that must be resisted.